Media Resources Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) welcomes the media and we are glad to assist reporters and editors gather information to cover accurately and enhance their stories. Please direct all media inquiries to the Communications Team. Organization Overview Presbyterian Homes & Services is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,300 employees serve more than 26,000 older adults through 43 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa and through Optage®, the home and community services division of PHS. Established in 1955, PHS has earned a reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those we serve. Media Guidelines Staff, Volunteer and Resident Contact To schedule an interview with a PHS resident, volunteer or staff member, contact the Communications Team. Please provide us with your deadline so we can do our best to accommodate your request in a timely manner. Staff, Volunteer and Resident Information Release for Interviews, Videos and Photos To protect the privacy of our residents, clients, volunteers and staff, written consent must be obtained through the Communications Team before any interviews, photographs or videos are taken. Every effort will be made to secure these releases prior to your visit or interview. Please notify us if you know the name of the person(s) you wish to include in your coverage. Community and Property Visits PHS has active residential communities throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, our corporate headquarters, and several new community development sites. We welcome you to visit our communities, but a representative from PHS must be present to escort you around the premises at all times, for safety and confidentiality purposes. If you are interested in coming to one of our communities or properties, please contact the Communications Team. Use of Name and Logo The official name of the organization is Presbyterian Homes & Services, using the ampersand. On second reference, the organization may be called PHS. All PHS communities have unique names that should be used when referring to a specific location. The logo is the official symbol used to represent PHS owned and operated communities. Partnered communities may have their own unique logos. An electronic file of a logo with guidelines for use may be requested by contacting the Communications Team.